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Ruddigore

Costume Design
1920 (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Costume design by Percy Anderson for Leo Sheffield as the character Sir Despard Murgatroyd in Ruddigore, 1920.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleRuddigore (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Watercolour, gouache and pencil on paper
Brief description
Costume design by Percy Anderson for Leo Sheffield as the character Sir Despard Murgatroyd in Ruddigore, 1920
Physical description
Costume design by Percy Anderson for Leo Sheffield as the character Sir Despard Murgatroyd in Ruddigore, 1920. The design shows a man wearing a dark grey coat and white trousers and holding a riding crop.
Dimensions
  • Tallest part height: 25.1cm (approximate)
  • Widest part width: 17.4cm (approximate)
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'Sir Despard / Act I' Percy Anderson (On front side in watercolour and gouache)
  • '280 / Percy Anderson design / "Ruddigore." / Sir Despard - Mr. Leo Sheffield / Act 1 / SIR DESPARD / ACT 1 / SIR DESPARD / ACT I / PERCY ANDERSON / 1920 / Note for Nathans / Mr Layland' (On reverse side in pencil)
Credit line
Given by Dame Bridget D'Oyly Carte.
The V&A wishes to acknowledge the generous support given by The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, which facilitated the cataloguing of the D’Oyly Carte Archive designs in 2015/16.
Summary
Costume design by Percy Anderson for Leo Sheffield as the character Sir Despard Murgatroyd in Ruddigore, 1920.
Other number
- Archive number
Collection
Accession number
S.2781-2015

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Record createdJanuary 13, 2016
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